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Headgear, Orthodontic

Known as: Orthodontic Headgear, Orthodontic Headgears, headgear orthodontics 
An extraoral orthodontic appliance designed to create traction for growth modification, tooth movement and anchorage.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Although the epidemiology and mechanics of concussion in sports have been investigated for many years, the biomechanical factors… 
2006
2006
ORTHODONTIC' THERAPY can be a time-consuming, costly and sometimes stressful procedure for both the orthodontist and the patient… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
BackgroundComplications associated with the use of extra-oral traction devices (orthodontic headgear or facebow) including facial… 
2004
2004
To the Editor: Intraocular infection (endophthalmitis) is a serious risk after a penetrating injury to the eye and may result in… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Reviewing publications from two North American functional appliance efficacy trials on Class II/1 malocclusions, we conclude that… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Review
2000
Review
2000
Class III malocclusions affect approximately 3% of Caucasians. Treatment options include; growth modification, dental camouflage… 
1988
1988
A case report of a severe penetrating ocular injury, which resulted in the loss of the injured eye, following dislocation of a… 
1985
1985
Dislocation of extraoral orthodontic tractional devices (headgear) resulted in penetrating ocular injuries in three eyes of two…